Groton Public Library Authors Festival, Saturday, November 4, 2016, 12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.


Featured author, Connecticut Authors Trail, Preston Public Library, Preston, Connecticut, Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 6:30 p.m.


Speaker, Norwich, Connecticut “Service of Remembrance and Unity,” honoring the 49 Orlando shooting victims, June 30, 2016.


Featured speaker, First Annual Local Authors Fest, Public Library of New London, New London, Connecticut, Saturday, April 16, 2016.


Guest talk on Tough Love, Otis Library, Norwich, Connecticut, Monday, January 25, 2016, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


WTNH/Channel 8 (ABC) “Connecticut Style” - Discussing Tough Love and Wilhelmina Goes Wandering, January 15, 2016.


Guest speaker, Jonathan Law High School (Milford, Conn.), creative writing class. On learning to “see” the world through unique eyes, and translate what you see into words. Tuesday, November 10, 9:26 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


WNPR Interview - Colin McEnroe Show about new book Tough Love, together with bestselling author Wally Lamb, focused on Eastern Connecticut culture, Thursday, October 29, 2015, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Connecticut Association of School Librarians Author Meet & Greet

Mohegan Sun Casino Resort, Uncasville, CT; Monday, October 26, 2015.


Moderated live, on-air city council candidates debate on Comcast Public Access Channel 14, Norwich, Connecticut, Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Guest lecture (“How building resilient gay men is good for our health, community, and America”) University of Connecticut, Rainbow Center, Thursday, October 15, 2015, 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.


Book reading: (Wilhelmina Goes Wandering), Deep River Public Library (150 Main Street, Deep River, CT, 860.526.6039) Friday, July 17, 2015, 10:30 a.m.


Book reading: Previewing Phineas, the Black Cat--the forthcoming prequel of Wilhelmina Goes Wandering, at Blue Slope Farm’s “Summer Campfire” (138 Blue Hill Rd, North Franklin, Connecticut, 860.642.6413, www.Blueslope.com), Thursday, July 16, 2015, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Book reading: (Wilhelmina Goes Wandering), West Vine Street School, Pawcatuck, Connecticut, Friday, June 5, 2015.


Book signing: (Wilhelmina Goes Wandering), Regional Multicultural Magnet School, New London, Connecticut, Wednesday, June 3, 2015.


Book reading: (Wilhelmina Goes Wandering), Calf Pen Meadow Elementary School, Milford, Connecticut, Monday, June 1, 2015.


Workshop: Facilitating a workshop on Social Media Marketing. Maple Brook Studio, 950 Main St., Coventry, CT, Saturday, May 9, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Cost $25, includes breakfast, lunch, workshop, and handouts. Register by e-mail to jmandriote@gmail.com. Check out the flyer here.


Interview: Interview focused on social media marketing, by Jan Bartrop-Babbitt. on weekly radio show “Healing with Hypnosis” on BlogTalkRadio, May 6, 2015, 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Book reading: (Wilhelmina Goes Wandering), Northeast Academy Elementary School, Oslo Street, Mystic, CT (Monday, April 6, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon), reading and discussing the book with students and teachers.


Book reading: (Wilhelmina Goes Wandering), Regional Multicultural Magnet School, One Bulkeley Place, New London, CT (Friday, March 20, 9:00 a.m.), launching the school’s “Read Across America” celebration.


Guest appearance: “Norwich Confidential” talk show on Comcast Channel 14, Norwich, CT (Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.). Topic: Where to find credible information in today’s news media.

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